Top Story: Industry Faces Long Hot Summer Over Privacy

INDUSTRY FACES LONG HOT  SUMMER ON CAPITOL HILL OVER PRIVACY Revelations that Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Android were geo-tracking its users without their full knowledge and explicit consent, have caused a stir on Capitol Hill at a time when privacy was already becoming a priority in light of growing concerns over behavioral targeting and industry…

TOP STORIES

  TOP STORIES:  THE BATTLE OVER THE INTERNET NET NEUTRALITY KILL SWITCHES AND ICANN   In December, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski moved forward on formalizing the FCC’s 2004 net neutrality principles. The response was immediate. Verizon and Metro PCS rushed to file legal challenges to the rules but the FCC has moved…

CLBR POSTPONED – BACK ON AIR ON 3/9

Due to WEBMASTERRADIO.FM’S move to a brand-spanking new broadcasting center in WebmasterRadio.fm City, Florida, there will be no Cyber Law and Business Report this week and we will instead resume Wednesday March 9th. So unfortunately we will just have to schedule Arianna Huffington, Julius Genachowski, Charlie Sheen, Lawrence Lessig, Julian Assange and Mark Zuckerberg for…

NEW CLBR: DO NOT TRACK AND SOME SARCASM

THIS WEEK ON CYBER LAW AND BUSINESS REPORT:  DO NOT TRACK LEGISLATION HITS THE HILL. WE HAVE AS GUESTS Christopher Calabrese, ACLU Legislative Counsel for technology and privacy issues and Berin Szoka to debate the merits of Congresswoman Speier’s Do Not Track proposal We also have Dan Tynan from eSarcasm to give a different perspective…

FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules

FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules GOP Vows to Block Implementation   FCC Chairman Genachowski spent most of 2010 swimming upstream on the issue of Net Neutrality in light of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals limiting the FCC’s authority on this area; vehement Republican opposition and the defeat of all 95 House Democrats who had…